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Bagdat Street

Address: Asian Side of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #84 of 670 Attractions in Istanbul
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: One of the major shopping districts in the city, this street is lined with several exclusive...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: One of the major shopping districts in the city, this street is lined with several exclusive designer stores including Louis Vuitton and Escada.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This road was known as the old trade route and has now evolved into a open air shopping street, not really a attraction, you may do the same shopping in central Istanbul. If you don't speak turkish you do not get far in most of the shops and restaurants and it was the first that Turkish hospitality was far below... More 

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Istanbul
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293 reviews 293 reviews
199 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

If you want open air shopping then this street can be fun, but if you only have a few days for the city, cross this off your list. Most shops are between Suadiye and Caddebostan traffic lights, as are most of the restaurants... but so are most of the crowds, and at certain times of the week, especially weekends, the... More 

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Beirut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Bagdat street is one of the nicest streets in Istanbul. All the brands are there. Big brands, casual, haute couture, turkish brands, ... with lots of restaurants and cafes. All on the same street stretching for approximately 6 km. The street is longer but the important things are on this stretch. To get there from the European side, use the... More 

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This road known as Bagdat Caddesi in turkish is a great place to spent a morning if you want to shop, have some coffee or food. There are big sidewalks which are full of beautiful trees and benches where you can have a rest.There lot of shops for every pocket.The cafes and the restaurants are great with normal prices.

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Buffalo, New York
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254 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Mixed bag. Great people watching (clash of modern-western styles and burkas). Many stores common to Malls but many others unique to Turkey. Tourists abound Watch them make the Turkish ice cream. Incredibly dense. Good place to shop for gifts. Many nice ceramic shops and candies. Buy spices in stores NOT THE SPICE MARKET to avoid larvae, bugs and other surprises.... More 

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Rzeszow, Poland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
56 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

For tourist Bagdat street is quite tricky with its name, because it is pronounced "bada caddesi". If someone is looking for the street with the same pronunciation like the capital of Iraq, never find it. Checked by myself :)

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were ill-advised to come to this street for some shopping and were quite disappointed. If you’ve seriously come all the way around the world to shop at H&M, The Gap, and Louis Vuitton, then Bagdat Caddesi is for you. We took the Dolmus from Kadikoy to Bostanci, then walked for about two hours along this street. It was very... More 

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nORTHERN iRELAND
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

In the hotel we were told it was about a 20min walk from the ferry to Bagdat street, It in fact took 30 mins by a very fast taxi! This is just one long street with designer shops a nice wide street fair enough but not worth wasting time on unless you have lots of cash to spend. We passed... More 

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istanbul
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627 attraction reviews
3,810 helpful votes 3,810 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Attention Please! İf you are now intending to pay a visit to this very famous street,you are strongly recommended to come here by public transportation only due to very limited parking area available in and around the street,Besides traffic is also very happy on this street.However, it is always nice to be at this place with many nice restaurants,cafes,bars, shops... More 

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Dallas
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4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Istanbul is amazing, but Bagdat Street is not a highlight. The stores are mostly high-end chain retail shopping. While just walking the street is nice because it is wide with good space for people watching, the Spice Market or Grand Bazaar are much more fun.

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